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On the Edge
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4 Considerations for a Successful Mobile Manufacturing Strategy

Pay attention to platform, device, security and reliability factors as you make your move into mobile manufacturing.
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Going Beyond MES/MOM to Smart Manufacturing

Smart Manufacturing combines agility and responsiveness, the digital factory and knowledge workers to optimize processes.
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Multifilm’s large, high-volume flexographic and extruding machines produce piece-wraps and high-barrier laminates for the snack,
Feature Article
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Maintenance Software Enhances Predictive Routines

A computerized maintenance management system is helping a packaging film supplier meet stringent food and beverage industry reporting requirements and further its continuous improvement.
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Perspective
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Packaging: What's the Value of Open Architecture?

Automation World’s sister publication, Packaging World, recently posed the following question to its LinkedIn group known as Packaging Machinery.
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Product
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RS-485 Stepper Motor Drive

The IDEA stepper motor drive platform now has the capability of communication using an RS-485 data protocol.
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Perspective
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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the iPad

iPad world domination is well on its way for tablets and Automation World has entered the fray again, with a new iPad (and iPhone) app called AW Real-Time.
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Perspective
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Readers Laud Pinto for “Creating Wealth”

 Jim Pinto’s columns often generate considerable feedback. Here are a few of their comments.
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Product
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Connection Cables

ZIPLink connection system eliminates the process of wiring between devices by utilizing prewired cables and DIN rail mount connector modules.
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Automation World's Real-Time App Now Available

Automation World has now launched the second of its first two planned apps.
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Exploring the Limits of Machine Vision

Anthony Hoogs, Ph.D., director of computer vision at Kitware, told Automation World in an exclusive interview, “There is lot of progress in cheap 3D sensors."
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Product
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GE Intelligent Platforms: Real-Time Control with Profinet

PACSystems with Profinet can operate in high-noise areas and cover large distances in real time with a redundancy capability to maximize uptime.
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Kai Binder
News
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OPC UA: Entering the Practical Phase

OPC UA has yet to invade users’ experience and products still are a scarce commodity. But that situation is about to change.
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Aerospace Flies Regionally, Globally Into Rosier Skies

With a huge backlog of orders for commercial aircraft makers Boeing and Airbus, and the demand for regional air transport, the future looks very rosy indeed.
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